|Date of birth:||March 11, 1956|
|Place of birth:||Fort Worth, Texas|
|Date of death:||October 26, 1989 (aged 33)|
|NFL Draft:||1978 / Round: 3 / pick 83|
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Donald Wayne Bass (March 11, 1956 – October 26, 1989) was a professional American football tight end in the National Football League. He played five seasons for the Cincinnati Bengals (1978–1981) and the New Orleans Saints (1982). He played college football at the University of Houston. He has two living children.
In October 1989, Bass was shot and killed by Darrell Billingslea, after Bass allegedly told police to search Billingslea's motel room for drugs.
- ↑ Jennifer Emily (July 29, 2009). "3-time murderer gets 50 years in 2008 Lake Highlands slaying of ex". The Dallas Morning News. http://www.dallasnews.com/sharedcontent/dws/dn/latestnews/stories/072909dnmetanotherkilling.3d6a9ae.html. Retrieved October 23, 2009.
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